18-746: Storage Systems

Units: 12

This course covers the design, implementation, and use of storage systems, from the characteristics and operation of individual storage devices through the OS, database, and networking approaches involved in tying them together and making them useful to key applications' demands and technology trends. Topics to be covered include: network-attached storage, disk arrays, storage networking, storage management, advanced file systems, disk performance enhancement, wide-area data sharing, and storage security.

3 hrs. lec.

Prerequisite: 18-213

The class will continue to be like previous years, with the same advanced content and high-level expectations.


Computer Hardware, Computer Hardware Engineering

Last modified on 2014-12-17

Current session:

This course is currently being offered.

Past semesters:

S14, S13, S12, S11, S10, S09, S08, F06, F05, S05, S04, S03